Python

APP PLAYPEN - PYTHON WITH XCODE UI What is App Playpen?App Playpen is designed to be used as a convenient automation tool for building a disk image launcher in which to place an application with exceptional requirements beyond an average application. The outputted launcher application limits modifications to a mounted shadow image that can be discarded on...

We have posted to our GitHub repository, App Playpen. App Playpen is a python GUI application that provides a framework & automation to secure macOS applications with exceptional requirements. We have developed a methodology of managing enterprise and/or shared environment unfriendly applications that have evolved over the years at the Marriott Library or other locations...

We have implemented multiple forms of kiosks throughout the years at the Marriott Library or other locations on campus that we support. Initially, we implemented web kiosks that provided anonymous users at the Marriott Library quick access to limited library & campus resources like the catalog system, databases, etc. These web kiosks needed to be...

OverviewFirmware Password Manager is a Python script to help MacAdmin programmatically manage the firmware passwords of their Mac systems. The firmware password is one of the three interlocking methods used to secure Mac systems. The other two are: using strong passwords (and password policy) on user accounts and FileVault to apply full disk encryption (FDE)....

OverviewBBEdit is primarily designed for use by software & script developers, web designers, etc. It has native support for many programming languages and custom modules can be created by users to support any language. The application contains multi-file text searching capabilities including support for regular expressions. BBEdit allows previewing and built-in validation of HTML markup...

October 16th, 2019 - University of Utah, MacAdmins MeetingThe University of Utah, MacAdmins Meeting is held monthly at the Marriott Library on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 11 AM Mountain Time. Presentations cover Apple technology and integration in a heterogeneous university enterprise environment. This month's meeting will be held on Wed, October 16th, 2019, and we will...

Old MacDonald had a school. A-E-i-O-S,And at that school he had some iPads. A-E-i-O-S,With a iPad here, and a iPad there,Here a iPad, there a iPad, everywhere a iPad.OverviewAEiOS (Automated Enterprise iOS) is a python library designed to aid the automation of Apple iOS device management, configuration, and imaging. Originally designed for our in-house Student...

OverviewWe have developed a methodology of managing enterprise and/or shared environment unfriendly applications that has evolved over the years at the Marriott Library or other locations on campus that we support. We affectionately call it the  “Crappy App” model which we use sanitize applications with exceptional requirements.These requirements include:Application has insecure permissions Application has hardcoded variables...